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The Management Myth

Exploring the Essence of Future Organizations

by Richard David Hames

  • 371 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Business & Professional Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management - General,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard Bawden (Foreword), Kim Webber (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12106972M
    ISBN 10187568008X
    ISBN 109781875680085
    OCLC/WorldCa38343540

      Book Review: The Management Myth October 6, by Ron Baker 9 Comments The schism between management theory and economics is profound, and one of the reasons is the study of management theory is relatively young compared to its older sibling economics, which dates back hundreds of years.   The Management Myth: Why the "Experts" Keep Getting it Wrong By Matthew Stewart Hardcover, pages W.W. Norton & Co., New York $ "How can .

    Matthew Stewart is an American author and philsosopher. Matthew Stewart A New York Times Notable Book. Monturiol’s Dream The Management Myth. Most of management theory is inane. If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an M.B.A. Study philosophy instead. The Management Myth: Why the Experts Keep Getting it Wrong by Matthew Stewart (WW Norton) As the title suggests, Matthew Stewart’s The Management Myth posits that the modern cult of management, with its attendant consultants and schools and MBAs and gurus and shelves of self-improvement books, is a monumental, gleaming crock in which staggering quantities of cash are .

      Praise for The Management Myth "At last, a book that knocks the Kings of Consulting off their thrones. The Management Myth is a rare and often very humorous expose on the shenanigans behind the corporate empire that has catapulted us down the current road to economic turmoil."-John Perkins, best-selling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and The Secret History of the /5().   A punch on MBAs' faces What made the experience of listening to The Management Myth the most enjoyable? I always had a weird feeling regarding the stuff I "learned" at business school and always had a lot of criticisms regarding general "management theory" and Matthew managed to voice them in a well written and funny way, going through the history of the matter, pointing out their /5(3).


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The Management Myth is a rare and often very humorous expose on the shenanigans behind the corporate empire that has catapulted us down the current road to economic turmoil."-John Perkins, best-selling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and The Secret History of the American Empire "Filled with fascinating insider anecdotes and featuring a who's who of the consulting world this book Cited by: The book has a narrative like much of the best nonfiction and it also.

The Management Myth () by Matthew Stewart is an excellent piece of nonfiction that skewers much of management ‘science’ and also tells an entertaining inside story of working in high end management consulting/5.

Praise for The Management Myth “At last, a book that knocks the Kings of Consulting off their thrones. The Management Myth is a rare and often very humorous exposé on the shenanigans behind the corporate empire that has catapulted us down the current road to economic turmoil.”—John Perkins, best-selling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and The Secret History of the American Empire/5(70).

The Management Myth Debunking the Modern Business Philosophy Buy The Book. Amazon; Barnes & Noble; iBooks; Indiebound; Powell’s; United Kingdom; Italian; Korean; Portuguese. The “management myth” is that business management is a body of discrete and specialized technical expertise which is a formal academic discipline.

According to Stewart, this is an illusion which has been created by self-proclaimed business gurus, business book authors and the business school industry. The Management Myth offers an insightful romp through the entire history of thinking about management, a withering critique of pseudoscience in management theory, and a 5/5(1).

Matthew Stewart chose to write The Management Myth as two parallel narratives that he presents in alternating chapters. This is a great literary device in masterful hands.

This is. The Management Myth Most of management theory is inane, writes our correspondent, the founder of a consulting firm.

If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an M.B.A. Study philosophy instead. Praise for The Management Myth At last, a book that knocks the Kings of Consulting off their thrones.

The Management Myth is a rare and often very humorous expose on the shenanigans behind the corporate empire that has catapulted us down the current road to economic turmoil/5(83). The Myth of the Management “Team” A corollary to the myth that people are endowed with specific attributes, knowledge, skills and experience simply by virtue of the position or title they hold is another myth, the myth of the management “team,” described quite well in Peter Senge’s book, The Fifth Discipline.

"A devastating bombardment of managerial thinking and the profession of management consulting A serious and valuable polemic." — Wall Street Journal, The Management Myth, Debunking Modern Business Philosophy, Matthew Stewart, At last, a book that knocks the Kings of Consulting off their thrones.

The Management Myth is a rare and often very humorous exposé on the shenanigans behind the corporate empire that has catapulted us down the current road to economic turmoil. —John Perkins, best-selling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and The Secret History of the American Empire/5(77).

In “The ­Management Myth,” he expands the Atlantic article into a devastating bombardment of managerial ­thinking and the profession of management : Philip Delves Broughton. The Management Myth By MATTHEW STEWART. Reviewed by Daniel Menaker / Aug Share.

Matthew Stewart, the proud but virtually unemployable holder of a doctorate in philosophy from Oxford, found himself rather suddenly — and virtually without qualification — hired as a management consultant by one of the field’s leading firms. He Author: Daniel Menaker. The Management Myth offers an insightful romp through the entire history of thinking about management, a withering critique of pseudoscience in management theory, and a clear explanation of why the MBA usually amounts to so much BS—leading us through the wilderness of American business thought/5(4).

Disagreements aside, this is a masterful book. Stewart's book has laid out a compelling case against management consultants, just as The Witch Doctors did 13 years ago. My conjecture is the gurus will ignore The Management Myth, not having the intellectual firepower to counter its arguments.

Praise for The Management Myth "At last, a book that knocks the Kings of Consulting off their thrones. The Management Myth is a rare and often very humorous expose on the shenanigans behind the corporate empire that has catapulted us down the current road to economic turmoil."-John Perkins, best-selling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and The Secret History of the /5(78).

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